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Post# 120939   1/11/2011 at 07:59 (4,799 days old) by vintagecanister ()        

I didn't realize the floor nozzle had a double brush in it. Anyone have a photo of that to share?

Post# 120947 , Reply# 1   1/11/2011 at 11:07 (4,799 days old) by aeoliandave (Stratford Ontario Canada)        

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Sure do.

This is the double brush nozzle for bare floors and rugs came with the 2nd version concave barreled Roll-Easy (1959/60?) and other GE vacuums, in matching colours.The 1957 Roll- Easy and GE Reach-Easy tubs came with the flip-over floor nozzle, also molded in matching colors.

The rollers are wood and the brush bars are angled toward each other on springs to move up & down in their guides on the push-pull. What appears to be O-Ring 'tires' on the rollers are in fact a lathed part of the solid wood dowel...to ride over bare floor grit rather than push it ahead.


Post# 120948 , Reply# 2   1/11/2011 at 11:18 (4,799 days old) by BrianKirbyClass (Eudora Kansas)        

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Is/Was this tool very effective? Im assuming not as effective as a motor driven brush roll,,and probablly not very good on deep shag, or deep pile carpeting,but OK on short nap,low pile?

Post# 120959 , Reply# 3   1/11/2011 at 13:23 (4,799 days old) by arh1953 ( River Park, in Port St. Lucie, Florida)        

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I like todays ad, the woman looks absolutely wiped out over the new Cord Reel cleaner. I have the same ad in a 1959 American Home magazine.

Post# 121038 , Reply# 4   1/12/2011 at 09:21 (4,798 days old) by kenkart ()        
Good rug tool!

I like those GE rug tools my favorite one is the next version called the Twin Clean, it had no rollers,but had slots to pull air in around the brushes.

Post# 121059 , Reply# 5   1/12/2011 at 12:57 (4,798 days old) by vintagecanister ()        
Awesome!

Thanks for the pics........ Those rollers look really cool as well.


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